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June 2014Ode to the sea: Workplace Organizations and Norms of Cooperation
with Uri Gneezy, Andreas Leibbrandt, John A. List: w20234
May 2014The Behavioralist as Nutritionist: Leveraging Behavioral Economics To Improve Child Food Choice and Consumption
with John A. List, Anya Savikhin Samek: w20132
March 2014The Behavioralist As Tax Collector: Using Natural Field Experiments to Enhance Tax Compliance
with Michael Hallsworth, John List, Robert Metcalfe, Ivo Vlaev: w20007
On the Role of Group Size in Tournaments: Theory and Evidence from Lab and Field Experiments
with John List, Daan Van Soest, Jan Stoop, Haiwen Zhou: w20008
January 2014Voting to Tell Others
with Stefano DellaVigna, John A. List, Ulrike Malmendier, Gautam Rao: w19832
Equalizing Superstars: The Internet and the Democratization of Education
with Daron Acemoglu, David Laibson, John A. List: w19851
November 2013Toward an Understanding of why Suggestions Work in Charitable Fundraising: Theory and Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment
with James T. Edwards, John A. List: w19665
On the Generalizability of Experimental Results in Economics: With A Response To Camerer
with Omar Al-Ubaydli, John A. List: w19666
Testing the Theory of Multitasking: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment in Chinese Factories
with Fuhai Hong, Tanjim Hossain, John A. List, Migiwa Tanaka: w19660
August 2013Using Field Experiments in Environmental and Resource Economics
with John A. List, Michael K. Price: w19289
February 2013The Importance of Being Marginal: Gender Differences in Generosity
with Stefano DellaVigna, John A. List, Ulrike Malmendier, Gautam Rao: w18748
November 2012Do Women Avoid Salary Negotiations? Evidence from a Large Scale Natural Field Experiment
with Andreas Leibbrandt, John A. List: w18511
October 2012Carrots that Look Like Sticks: Toward an Understanding of Multitasking Incentive Schemes
with Omar Al-Ubaydli, Steffen Andersen, Uri Gneezy, John A. List: w18453
September 2012The Effects of Environmental Regulation on the Competitiveness of U.S. Manufacturing
with Michael Greenstone, John A. List, Chad Syverson: w18392
July 2012Enhancing the Efficacy of Teacher Incentives through Loss Aversion: A Field Experiment
with Roland G. Fryer, Jr, Steven D. Levitt, John List, Sally Sadoff: w18237
June 2012The Behavioralist Goes to School: Leveraging Behavioral Economics to Improve Educational Performance
with Steven D. Levitt, John A. List, Susanne Neckermann, Sally Sadoff: w18165
April 2012Toward an Understanding of Learning by Doing: Evidence from an Automobile Assembly Plant
with Steven D. Levitt, John A. List, Chad Syverson: w18017
March 2012How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People’s Donations to Fund Public Goods?
with Dean Karlan, John A. List: w17954
On the Generalizability of Experimental Results in Economics
with Omar Al-Ubaydli, John A. List: w17957
February 2012Toward an Understanding of Why People Discriminate: Evidence from a Series of Natural Field Experiments
with Uri Gneezy, John List, Michael K. Price: w17855
September 2011Is There a 'Hidden Cost of Control' in Naturally-Occurring Markets? Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment
with Craig E. Landry, Andreas Lange, John A. List, Michael K. Price, Nicholas G. Rupp: w17472
The Hidden Benefits of Control: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment
with Craig E. Landry, Andreas Lange, John A. List, Michael K. Price, Nicholas G. Rupp: w17473
May 2011Empirical Implementation of Nonparametric First-Price Auction Models
with Daniel J. Henderson, John A. List, Daniel L. Millimet, Christopher F. Parmeter, Michael K. Price: w17095
March 2011Does Market Experience Eliminate Market Anomalies? The Case of Exogenous Market Experience
w16908
January 2011Is the Endowment Effect a Reference Effect?
with Ori Heffetz, John A. List: w16715
November 2010Do Competitive Work Places Deter Female Workers? A Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment on Gender Differences in Job-Entry Decisions
with Jeffrey A. Flory, Andreas Leibbrandt, John A. List: w16546
Toward an understanding of the relative strengths of positive and negative reciprocity
with Omar Al-Ubaydli, Uri Gneezy, Min Sok Lee, John A. List: w16547
October 2010A Dynamic Explanation of the Willingness to Pay and Willingness to Accept Disparity
with Catherine L. Kling, John A. List, Jinhua Zhao: w16483
September 2010Auctions with Resale When Private Values Are Uncertain: Evidence from the Lab and Field
with Andreas Lange, John A. List, Michael K. Price: w16360
August 2010The Nature of Excess: Using Randomized Treatments to Investigate Price Dynamics
with Omar Al-Ubaydli, John A. List, Michael K. Price: w16319
June 2010Field Experiments in Labor Economics
with John A. List, Imran Rasul: w16062
May 2010How Can Behavioral Economics Inform Non-Market Valuation? An Example from the Preference Reversal Literature
with Jonathan E. Alevy, John List, Wiktor Adamowicz: w16036
Investment under Uncertainty: Testing the Options Model with Professional Traders
with John A. List, Michael S. Haigh: w16038
January 2010So you want to run an experiment, now what? Some Simple Rules of Thumb for Optimal Experimental Design
with John A. List, Sally Sadoff, Mathis Wagner: w15701
December 2009The Behavioralist Visits the Factory: Increasing Productivity Using Simple Framing Manipulations
with Tanjim Hossain, John A. List: w15623
Testing for Altruism and Social Pressure in Charitable Giving
with Stefano DellaVigna, John A. List, Ulrike Malmendier: w15629
What Happens in the Field Stays in the Field: Exploring Whether Professionals Play Minimax in Laboratory Experiments
with Steven D. Levitt, John A. List, David H. Reiley, Jr.: w15609
Checkmate: Exploring Backward Induction Among Chess Players
with Steven D. Levitt, John A. List, Sally E. Sadoff: w15610
October 2009Are CEOs Expected Utility Maximizers?
with John List, Charles Mason: w15453
The Economics of Open Air Markets
w15420
May 2009Was there Really a Hawthorne Effect at the Hawthorne Plant? An Analysis of the Original Illumination Experiments
with Steven D. Levitt, John A. List: w15016
December 2008Rebate Rules in Threshold Public Good Provision
with Michael A. Spencer, Stephen K. Swallow, Jason F. Shogren, John A. List: w14559
September 2008Field Experiments in Economics: The Past, The Present, and The Future
with Steven D. Levitt, John A. List: w14356
Is a Donor in Hand Better than Two in the Bush? Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment
with Craig E. Landry, Andreas Lange, John A. List, Michael K. Price, Nicholas G. Rupp: w14319
January 2008Gender Differences in Competition: Evidence from a Matrilineal and a Patriarchal Society
with Uri Gneezy, Kenneth L. Leonard, John A. List: w13727
Matching and Challenge Gifts to Charity:Evidence from Laboratory and Natural Field Experiments
with Daniel Rondeau, John A. List: w13728
April 2007Naturally Occurring Markets and Exogenous Laboratory Experiments: A Case Study of the Winner's Curse
with Glenn W. Harrison, John A. List: w13072
March 2007Internal Increasing Returns to Scale and Economic Growth
with John A. List, Haiwen Zhou: t0336
Internal Increasing Returns to Scale and Economic Growth
with John A. List, Haiwen Zhou: w12999
Field Experiments: A Bridge Between Lab and Naturally-Occurring Data
w12992
December 2006Is the Endangered Species Act Endangering Species?
with John A. List, Michael Margolis, Daniel E. Osgood: w12777
Information Cascades: Evidence from An Experiment with Financial Market Professionals
with Jonathan E. Alevy, Michael S. Haigh, John List: w12767
July 2006That's News to Me! Information Revelation in Professional Certification Markets
with Ginger Zhe Jin, Andrew Kato, John A. List: w12390
June 2006Does Price Matter in Charitable Giving? Evidence From a Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment
with Dean Karlan, John A. List: w12338
March 2006Friend or Foe? A Natural Experiment of the Prisoner's Dilemma
w12097
Putting Behavioral Economics to Work: Testing for Gift Exchange in Labor Markets Using Field Experiments
with Uri Gneezy, John A. List: w12063
September 2005The Behavioralist Meets the Market: Measuring Social Preferences and Reputation Effects in Actual Transactions
w11616
Toward an Understanding of the Economics of Charity: Evidence from a Field Experiment
with Craig Landry, Andreas Lange, John A. List, Michael K. Price, Nicholas G. Rupp: w11611
July 2005Nonrenewable Resource Prices: Deterministic or Stochastic Trends?
with Junsoo Lee, John A. List, Mark Strazicich: w11487
December 2004Using Tontines to Finance Public Goods: Back to the Future?
with Andreas Lange, John A. List, Michael K. Price: w10958
July 2004Auctions with Resale When Private Values Are Uncertain: Theory and Empirical Evidence
with Andreas Lange, John A. List, Michael K. Price: w10639
How Elections Matter: Theory and Evidence from Environmental Policy
with John A. List, Daniel M. Sturm: w10609
June 2003Chasing the Smokestack: Strategic Policymaking With Multiple Instruments
with Per G. Fredriksson, John A. List, Daniel L. Millimet: w9801
Neoclassical Theory Versus Prospect Theory: Evidence from the Marketplace
w9736

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